Archive for August 2017

Do you take any of these Medications or Drugs?

Estrogen/Progestins HRT Birth-control Acid-Blockers or Antacid-medications Cortico-Steroids  (prednisone, cortisone) Anti-diabetic Drugs  (metformin, etc…) Statin-Drugs (Lipitor, Crestor, Zocor, etc…) Blood-Pressure Medications (calcium-channel blockers, beta blockers…etc) Diuretics Potassium-sparing Diuretics Anti-Convulsants Antibiotics Benzodiazapines (for sleep or anxiety) SSRI Anti-Depressants Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs Did you know that many of these drugs are depleting KEY Vitamins and Minerals in your…

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Preparing for the School-Year?

GI-Tract Health and the Young-Mind… Background and Rationale: There are many holistic practitioners who are looking more-closely at the effect of GI-Tract ecology (MicroBiome) on the mind, mood, immunity and many other aspects of general health.  The more that is uncovered about the health and imbalances in this important ecology, the more we realize that…

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Cilantro Lime Cucumber Salad

Cilantro Lime Cucumber Salad

Cilantro Lime Cucumber Salad Ingredients: 1 jalapeno, seeded and finely diced 2 cloves garlic, finely minced 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper 1/2 teaspoon salt, to taste black pepper, to taste 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 cucumbers, very finely sliced 4 tablespoons minced cilantro, to taste Instructions: Dice the jalapeno and…

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Paleo Baked Oatmeal

Paleo Baked Oatmeal

Paleo Baked Oatmeal Ingredients: 1 medium sweet potato 1 large ripe banana 1/2 cup coconut flakes, loosely packed 1/4 – 1/2 cup nuts and/or seeds of choice, roughly chopped 3 tablespoons ground flaxseed 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 3/4 cup almond milk 2 eggs 2-3 tablespoons maple syrup 2 teaspoons vanilla extract Instructions: Preheat oven to…

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Cauliflower Fried Rice

Cauliflower Fried Rice

Cauliflower Fried Rice Ingredients: 1 ¾ C. cauliflower florets, riced ¼ C. chopped green onion 2 tsp. grapeseed oil Garlic powder 2 – 3 T. chicken broth, fat free low sodium 1 egg, lightly beaten Soy sauce, to taste Black pepper 6 oz. cubed pork, chicken, steak or shrimp (cooked), optional Directions: Heat oil in…

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Spiralized Beet and Spinach Salad with Gorgonzola

Spiralized Beet and Spinach Salad with Gorgonzola

Spiralized Beet and Spinach Salad with Gorgonzola Ingredients for the Salad: 1 medium beet, peeled, Blade C olive oil (in a spritzer) salt and pepper 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme 4 cups spinach 1/4 cup raw walnut halves 3 tablespoons crumbled Gorgonzola cheese Ingredients for the Dressing: 1 1/2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon…

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Frittata with Heirloom Tomatoes

Frittata with Heirloom Tomatoes

Frittata with Heirloom Tomatoes Ingredients: 10 eggs 1/3 cup coconut milk 1/2 red bell pepper, diced 1/2 cup spinach 3-4 slices of ham or turkey 1 cup heirloom tomatoes, halved Salt and pepper to taste Coconut oil, for coating the dish Instructions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a 9×9 baking dish with coconut…

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